Frequently asked questions about the coronavirus

Colorado’s first COVID-19 case was announced on Thursday, March 5. COVID-19 is a virus that first appeared in Wuhan, China in late 2019. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough and breathing trouble. Most develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia, which can […]

Handwashing science in the time of the coronavirus

9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli explains the science behind hand washing and sanitizing. With the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, everyone has been talking about hand hygiene but here is the science behind why hand hygiene works. Studies show that washing hands with soap and water for 15-20 seconds can reduce bacterial counts by […]

What are the effects of the time change on our health?

An increased risk of heart attack, feeling jet-lagged and even sleep disorders such as narcolepsy are among the effects daylight saving time can have on people. 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli spoke about the health effects of changing our clocks one hour later. How does daylight saving time affect our sleep? The fall back transition […]

Reduce Your Diabetes Risk With Food

A healthy diet can help you prevent, manage and even reverse diabetes. You are what you eat and you can choose the right food to help you prevent or reduce your risk of diabetes. For American Diabetes Awareness Month, we talked with a variety of health experts about diabetes and how simple lifestyle changes can […]

Colorado asks: What do you want to know about Health?

9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation want to hear from you! 9Health and Colorado’s Office of eHealth Innovation invite you to take the survey to share what kinds of health and wellness tools are most important to you. Take the Survey After gathering input from hundreds of stakeholders across Colorado, you get to weigh […]